Archive - 2012 - Obituary
Paul Wesley Watkins, 83, of Poteau died Sunday, March 18, 2012, in Poteau. Paul was born Jan.
Olen Eugene Faulkenberry, 86, of Poteau went to be with his Heavenly Father on March 18, 2012, in Fort Smith, Ark. He was born Feb. 5, 1926, at Monroe to Clarence and Arla Faulkenberry. Olen Eugene Faulkenberry married Evie Lorene Roberts on Feb. 5, 1944, at Midway. He was a decorated veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in WW II, and a retired insurance agent.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Dovie Midgley.
Bonita Bell Walters, 90, of Howe died Thursday, March 15, 2012, at her home.
Services are planned for 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 21, at Emerald Hill Park in Kennedale, Texas. Burial will be in Emerald Hill Memorial Park. Dowden Funeral, Heavener, is handling arrangements.
Colleen Roberts, 72, of Big Cedar died Thursday, March 15, 2012, in Poteau.
A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, March 19, at Dowden Funeral Home Chapel in Heavener. Burial will be in Muse Cemetery.
Sondra Louise Robison, 40, of Spiro died Sunday, March 11, 2012. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, March 19, at Mallory-Martin Chapel in Spiro. Burial will be in New Hope Cemetery under the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home.
James Bradberry, 92, of Spiro died Wednesday, March 14, 2012. Funeral services are planned at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 17, in Mallory-Martin Chapel in Spiro. Burial will be in New Hope Cemetery under the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home.
Lucille Patrice Brown, 42, of Wister died Sunday, March 11, 2012, at her home.
A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, March 16, at The House of Hope Church in Poteau. Arrangements are under the direction of Addâ€™Vantage Funeral Service of Tulsa.
James Hardy Windham, 73, of Temple, Texas, died Tuesday, March 13, in Temple.
Hardy was born on July 15, 1936, in Muskogee to Hardy Orban and Mildred Ruth Windham. He graduated from Muskogee High School and earned a bachelorâ€™s degree in accounting from the University of Oklahoma. After becoming a CPA, he joined the accounting firm of Ernst and Young in Houston, then spent many years as vice president and chief financial officer of Houston Corp., a private investment firm.
Bertha Jewel â€śB.J.â€ť Henry, 85, Poteau went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, March 13, 2012. Bertha was born March 5, 1927, in Stillwell, to Noah and Evia Moss.Â BJ enjoyed gardening, reading, sewing, hunting, fishing, brush hogging, and her cat, Taâ€™sha and dog, Oscar Meyer.Â Most of all she loved her kids and grandkids.
She was preceded in death by her parents, nine brothers and one sister.
Farmer James Wann, 95, ofÂ Pocola died Monday, March 12, 2012, in a Fort Smith hospital.Â He was retired Superintendent of Pocola Public Schools, member of Pocola First Baptist Church, 32nd Degree Mason and on the Kibois Board of Directors.Â He was preceded in death by his wife, Wilka Wann.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Allison Wann of the home; one son, Ronnie James Wann of Siloam Springs; one sister, Mental Balentine of Poteau; and two grandchildren.